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Maybe it was because I knew the ending, but the author never grabbed my attention.
Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and can't wait for whatever comes next from Ms. Scott, who is now one of my all time favorite authors.
The French Mistress is the story of Louise de Keroualle, beloved paramour to King Charles II of England.
Anything to do with history, true or not, I love. It keeps me wanting to find more to read, although I do have an extensive list of books I have ordered and love readingPublished 13 months ago by JBL
I appreciated learning that part of English history and feel Ms Scott did a good job of building the life of
the subject lady.
The French Mistress is about Louise de Keroualle, the third of Charles II's most famous mistresses. Louise was a maid in waiting to Charles' sister, Minette, who was married to the... Read morePublished on August 23, 2012 by Samantha Helle Sebens
This is the third novel in this series covering King Charles II's mistresses. This one started interesting with Louise going to the French court as a maid of honor to Henriette,... Read morePublished on June 20, 2012 by Rio
The French Mistress was my first experience with the novels of Susan Holloway Scott. Though I haven't read a great deal about Scott online, I happened across a collection of her... Read morePublished on February 2, 2011 by Amanda
I picked up this book to read following the only other Scott book I've ever read, Royal Harlot, and in preparation for the Royal Mistress challenge that I am doing next year... Read morePublished on December 13, 2010 by A. Zittel
I received this as a gift. I don't read a lot of historical fiction, and I'd never read this author before. Read morePublished on August 8, 2010 by J. Lee
Susan Holloway Scott is another author whose works I have become addicted to recently. The period that covers the reign of King Charles II (1630-1685) has only recently become... Read morePublished on May 22, 2010 by MusingCrow
Upon completion of this book, I have now read all of Ms. Scott's historical fiction novels. I had been putting this particular one off for a couple reasons... Read morePublished on April 13, 2010 by Mercedes J.